Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home

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It seems like every other magazine and catalog I’ve received is touting “new bohemian” style; I haven’t seen those words used so much since Edie Brickell & New Bohemians topped the charts with “What I Am” in 1988. Even the most buttoned-up brands like Great Britain’s Burberry and usually all-American Ralph Lauren celebrated boho-spirit throwbacks in new ways. Some hear … Read More

This Common Mistake Can Kill Your Mortgage

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Young Couple Moving In To New Home Together In order to qualify for a mortgage, you need to show your lender that you have a down payment and access to funds for closing. This money needs to come from documentable sources prior to moving it from your bank account to your escrow account. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t do … Read More

These Are the Best Places to Live If You Love March Madness

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The official bracket has been released and we’re ready to kick off March Madness! It’s the time of year for office pools, alma mater pride and the chance to impress the world with your basketball knowledge (or incredible luck depending on how you view gambling). About 40 million Americans fill out a bracket and bet more than $2 billion on … Read More

Redfin CTO Bridget Frey Discusses Diversity & Inclusion at Google Cloud Next

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In honor of International Women’s Day, our Chief Technology Officer, Bridget Frey, spoke alongside other female leaders on a panel about diversity & inclusion in tech at Google Cloud Next ’17 . During the conversation, Bridget shared her own experiences as a female in the tech industry and described how that has shaped her perspective as a leader. “Early on … Read More

How Ben Carson and HUD Can Begin to Solve America’s Housing Affordability Crisis

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Image via Wikimedia Commons This afternoon Dr. Ben Carson, the newly-confirmed Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), addressed his staff, observing that because of its scope, the department was well-positioned to influence the country very broadly. On this point, we couldn’t agree more. Income inequality and a shortage of affordable housing are at the worst levels … Read More

5 Efficient Ways to Banish Pet Odor From Your Home

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Image via iStock We often grow accustom to the smells created by our pets in our home. Even a visibly clean house can have a lingering scent of wet dog or cat urine. This can be a problem when trying to sell a home as pet odors can deter potential buyers. Here are five efficient ways to remove pet odor … Read More

The Biggest Flooring Mistakes Homeowners Make

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Image via iStock Installing new floors is a great way to update the look of your home while adding fresh appeal. While style and design are key components of the decision making process, homeowners often neglect other areas that should be taken into consideration when selecting new flooring. Here are a few tips to help you avoid common flooring mistakes. … Read More

How Apple is Playing in the Home Automation Space

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Home has always been where the heart is, but now more than ever before, it’s where the brain resides too. The popularity of “smart” technology continues to pick up – with each passing year, more of our analog appliances are able to communicate, share data and analyze information gathered from our daily routines. Today it’s possible to lock doors and … Read More

Checklist: What to Look for on a Final Walk-Through

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Image via iStock A few days before you sign the documents to finalize your purchase of the home, you’ll have the chance to take one last look through the property. It’s your last chance to make sure that everything with the house is in order, and that no new issues have cropped up since the inspection. What should I look … Read More